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FOX
Mar 17, 2011 10:00pm PDT
>>> the experts are down playing concerns about radiation reaching california as japan suspends helicopter air drops at the crippled nuclear plant. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. low levels of radiation from japan are riding the winds over the pacific tonight. sounds ominous but is it? debra villalon joins us tonight where the department of health is monitoring the air for radiation levels in the area. >> reporter: the department is monitoring changes in the atmosphere. if the radiation does arrive, scientists here will be among the first to know. it's expected to hit our coast as early as tomorrow. so diluted. radiation will be more minuscule than measurable. >> we understand everybody's concern, radiation is scary stuff. >> reporter: officials cannot say it enough, they see no health hazards. >> i'm not sure that the vision or the model of a plume this far away is -- >> no one can predict what is going to happen at the plant tomorrow. >> reporter: that uncertainty is why so much technology at so many locations is aimed at sniffing out radi
FOX
Mar 16, 2011 7:00am PDT
're not sure exactly what's happening right now at a crippled nuclear plant in japan but it looks like things are getting a lot worse. >> reporter: cal state orders all of the students study in japan to come home. how the uc policy differs drastically. that and more. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. >>> there's some rain showers coming down. let's get right to steve. >>> well, it's ended now. it's more drizzly, light rain. there's not a lot going on. the computer shows the system moving through. there will be drier air coming in behind that. we're not done yet. there is a little bit of rain towards the east bay but everything seems to be falling apart. towards the south bay there's been light showers, back to the mountains. peninsula, things are on dry side. as we go out wide, you can see there's nothing out in the north bay. >> the roads are wet. so sal has an update on that. >>> this is on the border of orinda and la fayette. this has traffic backed up all the way out to walnut creek. that's a good long way. it's backed up past the ha
FOX
Mar 16, 2011 6:00am PDT
nuclear power plant in japan. we have a live report from japan next. >>> pretty good rain yesterday afternoon evening especially in the north bay. are we about done with this system now? what we can expect in the next couple of days. >>> a majority university is telling its exchange students to get out of japan. it's all ahead on the ktvu morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us it's wednesday march 16th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check your weather and traffic. here is steve. >> thank you very much. about an inch to two inches plus in the north bay yesterday. what is left now is a lot of cloud cover. highs today will be cooler. we have upper 50s and low 60s. about another half hour we will have cloudy skies. expect cooler temperatures today and we will talk about the upcoming weekend. here is sal. >>> steve, on the roads it's a little bit wet. as you mixed the south -- as you mentioned the south bay is not getting much rain. it is pretty quiet there. on the sunol grade we have people that is slowing down. let's go back to the desk. >>> thank you. in
KRON
Mar 18, 2011 4:00am PDT
>> top story japan. the latest set of libya they have closed airspace to all traffic. >> live from the bay area news station this is the kron 4 morning news. >> i'm just teen it is finally friday march 18th, a big storm system that are we right now let's get the very latest. >> james: we have traffic moving well, it is getting what on the roadways. our assignment manager is saying it wasn't wet when he woke up but now is getting wet. lets take a quick look at the storm trucker for. a lot of rain to our north. the lower sections of it starting to bring in the rain. heavy stuff north of san rosa coming our way, we have a decent selling for san francisco right now. i took the measurement of the rainfall rates, we are in the half inch per hour range. it is tracking in general from the north to the south although there is the west-east slant to it. keep track of that and we will let you know how and tetzel's ranch chores are. the peninsula also seen light grain right now. we are seeing a flood watch now in affect for solano county. this flood watch is in effect until sunday night, frida
NBC
Mar 14, 2011 6:00pm PDT
here in menlo park and in japan have updated the magnitude of the earthquake from 8.9 to 9.0. the change means the quake was 1.5 times stronger than they initially thought. the official death toll approximately 2,000 people now. >> however, the projected death toll is well over 10,000. thousands of people still remain missing while survivors are coping with emergency shelters. rescue crews are battling long distances and has destruction as they try to reach these survivors. more than 1 million people are still without water and power. nbc bay area's george kiriyama is in japan tonight, reporting live from tokyo. we will check in with him at approximately 6:15. well, the nuclear crisis in japan continues the deepen at this hour. reports of a third explosion. it happened within the last 90 minutes of the crippled fukushima daiichi power plant. the associated press reports the latest explosion was a reactor where the water levels left fuel rods exposed. they're trying to keep temperatures under control. earlier today, these pictures were taken of a hydrogen explosion in anothe
FOX
Mar 14, 2011 5:00am PDT
in concord allie rasmus. >>> time now 5:02. turning to japan where there is growing concern of report there is may have been a third explosion at a nuclear power plant. japanese government says a nuclear reactor lost its cooling capacity and in just the last half hour officials say nuclear fuel rods in the plant for fully exposed. two explosions have already been reported in two other nuclear reactors in the plant. the u.s. navy has started moving ships and aircraft away from the coast of japan. the estimated death toll has topped 10,000 from the earthquake and tsunami in japan. that is after 1,000 more bodies washed ashore an long japan's northeast coastline. large areas are still surrounded by water. they are unreachable. survivors in the hardest hit area have been without running water or electricity since that 8.9 quake hit on friday. ktvu jana katsuyama is in tokyo for us this morning. think will bring us a live update that is coming up in the next hour. >>> safety concerns will keep the traffic away from boat harbors. docks are unstable in some parts. there is also concerns they
NBC
Mar 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
>>> japan faces the potential of a nuclear catastrophe. find out what's happening with a crippled nuclear power plant. >> and tokyo, evacuees are fleeing that city. >> cries for help. how the bay area is responding to the crisis in japan. i'm bob redell. that story coming up in a live report. >> it is tuesday, march 15th. as we take a live look outside in the south bay. rain in the works this week. this is "today in the bay." >> and good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. it is straight up 6:00. i'm brent cannon? and i'm laura garcia-cannon. let's check that forecast with christina. >> good morning to you, laura and brent. we have some really active -- got an active radar for you this morning. we're noticing more and more of those lightning strikes offshore. really ripe atmosphere out there for the formation of some thunderstorms as we head throughout today, especially this afternoon, and we are seeing quite a bit of rain moving into the bay area right now. especially san francisco getting pretty steady rain. yellows embedded here within the green. moderate rain coming dow
FOX
Mar 14, 2011 7:00am PDT
>>> also, new nuclear concerns in japan that there is a direct connection to the u.s. navy. >>> it's been an anxious morning for some b.a.r.t. comcommuters -- commuters. >>> right now, hundreds of bay area community college students and their supporters are heading north to the state's capitol. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning to you. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's monday, march 14th. >>> just hours ago, b.a.r.t. took -- took care of one problem. >> sal has more on the coverage. >> what happened? >> the system is running well. allie rasmus has more. >> reporter: well, right now, there are delays of trains coming in san francisco. at the concord station. that brought the strain line and traffic to a complete standstill. news chopper 2 was overhead when it happened. b.a.r.t. officials still don't know why that derailment happened. crews worked overnight to remove the derailed tank -- train. at 4:00 a.m. this morning, the work was complete and selves was restored. back out here live, there were delays. when we talked to commuters this morning, they are re
NBC
Mar 18, 2011 4:00am PDT
♪ >>> this morning on "early today," desperate measures. the world watches and waits as japan tries to contain its nuclear crisis. >>> survival instinct, incredible new video of heroic rescues during last week's catastrophic tsunami. >>> and royal jewel, the see-through dress that caught a prince's eye sells for a see-through dress that caught a prince's eye sells for a whopping sum. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation. i'm lynn berry. today, we begin with a race against the clock. japan raise the the a virity rating of the nuclear crisis from four to five putting it on par with the three mile island disaster of 1979. japan is desperately trying to reconnect power to critical cooling systems at the fukushima power plant. fire engines are blasting tons of water into the hot zone. nbc's brian moore reports. >> reporter: tons of water, the difference between salvation and catastrophe at japan's stricken nuclear plant. >> the situation remains very serious. but there's been no significant worsening since yest
FOX
Mar 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
, the death toll continues to rise in japan. right now it stands at nearly 3800. officials say it could top 10,000. people have been evacuated and those within 20 miles are being told to remain indoors. >>> ktvu's jana is in tokyo where it is now 10:00 a.m. on wednesday morning. she joins us live now via skype with the latest on what's happening. >> reporter: julie and frank, woke up this morning, it's about 10:00 a.m. and the big headline is the radiation. a lot of concerns just four hours ago that there was a fire at the fukushima plant. a worker apparently was going by and saw smoke coming out of that. it looks like it's contained, but a lot of concern. we do have video of an area that has had quite a bit of problems and one thing we're hearing is that there's going to be a cold blast that will come over the country today, possibly bringing snow to that area. you can just imagine how much more difficult that will make relief efforts and not only for the earthquake evacwees, but now you mention coming from the fukushima radiation danger zone. one thing i have to point out, there are workers
ABC
Mar 17, 2011 11:00pm PDT
a damaged nuclear reactor in japan. it is a desperate effort to prevent spent fuel rods from over heating. smoke billowing from the reactor but the cause is unclear. good evening everyone. crews are also close to reconnecting electricity at 2 of those reactor which could help with the cooling. >> japan now agreed to accept technical help from the u.s. and the head of the international atomic energy agency just arrived. latest picture rae veal how far gone the reactor really are. explosion and blazing heat have reduced the unit to rav sanjay gupta skeleton. emergency worker continue desperate effort to drown the over heated core with sea water from the air and from the ground using water cannon made to subdue rioters. flight operators put in a new power line to restore electricity and get water pump working again. if that fails the pentagon has shipped in american pumps. workers have to operate them continuing to defy death. in reactor 4 the water in the fuel rod pool is critically low if any left. without water the rod ignite and send smoke into the atmosphere. reactor 3 a 5 foo
KRON
Mar 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
this morning. as a crisis in japan intensifies. japan's stock average down more than 1000 points. today was the third worst one day plunge in their history. >> mark: 40 $4 million donation to japan. they stopped production in the area. we went to toyota dealership to see how it is impacting business. >> reporter: it may have it economic impact on the dealers in the states. for manufacturing plants have been shut down following the disaster. sales managers based shutting down the plants means stopping the production of vehicles exclusively produced in japan like one of their best sellers, upper yes. they say it will impact on oil sales here. kron 4 news. >> mark: as we go to break one of the stories we're following alive look from arlington va., the final living servicemen to serve in world war one is being honored. the 110 year-old veteran passed away in his west virginia home last month. president barack obama has ordered flags to be lowered to half staff. ♪ that airline is gonna nail that frequent flyer with restrictions when he tries to use his miles. ♪ that's a lot of red tape!
NBC
Mar 14, 2011 6:00am PDT
>>> new this morning, a second explosion at a nuclear plant inp japan. we'll have the very latest developments coming up. >>> a little confusion this morning among b.a.r.t. riders in the east bay. not sure what to expect this morning after a train derailment yesterday. i'm christie smith. we'll have some answers about the morning commute coming up. >>> it's monday, march 14th, as we take a live look outside. rain in the forecast "today in the bay." >>> from nbc bay area, reporting what matters to you, this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. straight up 6:00. i'm brent cannon. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. i miss the hour we missed this weekend. >> i know. can we please have it back? you know what? this evening if you're somebody who does like to get a lot done in the evening after work, you'll appreciate that additional hour. supposedly we do have statistics that prove that in the afternoon hours with the heavier commute in the evenings, it actually prevents traffic accidents with that extra hour in the evening. we always want everyone to stay safe. but
NBC
Mar 17, 2011 6:00pm PDT
attention to the development now in japan. so many stories happening in japan and the bay area. the battle continues. >> there is a measure of success to tell you about where engineers have laid down the portion of a power line to that damaged reactor at the fukushima power plant. that line could help restore the cooling system which all of them were damaged in last week's earthquake and the tsunami. so far it is only a prekacautio. federal officials say it will not reach harmful levels right here. airports are screening passengers. full radiation so far and no levels have been detected. american 747 used to fight fires will be part of the effort to contain the radiation in japan. unclear, though, at this point how it will be involved. it will not be part of water drops directly into the are reactors. robert is in tokyo tonight with more on the latest. >> reporter: dramatic pictures on japanese television showed military helicopters dropping water on one of the reactors. the water often missing its mark. the company that owns the plant said the drastic move which exposed the pilots to radi
NBC
Mar 18, 2011 6:00pm PDT
been limited to the area surrounding the plant itself. >> many people across japan pause for a moment of silence to remember the victims and for those missing. the death toll from the magnitude 9.0 quake is projected at more than 10,000 people. >> it is obvious in the quake of such a tragedy, people all over the bay area want to find a way to help and give back. >> george is back from tokyo and is joining us from the san jose buddhist church where volunteers are accepting donations. but first we want to go to tracey at the japanese kl chural and community center. volunteers are working the phone. we see them behind you. a massive telethon is underway. this is a remarkable fund-raising effort, isn't it? >> as you know, nbc bay area and comcast have been working together all day long to bring you this telethon. it's been going on since 7 a.m. i want you to take a look at these volunteers over here, busy answering phone calls from people who want to donate money to help the victims of the japan earthquake and tsunami. some people have been asking for the last week, what can i do to help?
NBC
Mar 19, 2011 7:00am PDT
and also online at nbcbayarea.com. turning now to the disaster in japan this morning, first reports of food contaminated with radiation near the damaged nuclear plant in the northeastern part of the country. inspectors just announced that they found contaminated milk at a dairy farm in fukushima. the government's top spokesman says the radiation levels in the spinach and the milk are higher than what is generally considered safe. as nuclear fears continue in japan, so too does the death toll. right now more than 7,300 people are confirmed dead. nearly 11,000 people are reported missing. nearly 450,000 people are now homeless because of the quake and the tsunami. 1 million homes in japan have no water. more than 340,000 homes do not have electricity. >>> this morning proof of the generosity of so many of you here in the bay area doing what you can to help fill that urgent need in japan. we now have a final tally of the money you raised in the telethon to raise money for the victims. in just two hours, you raised more than $416,000 for the earthquake relief fund. here's a look at the impressi
KRON
Mar 14, 2011 4:00am PDT
, japan's prime minister is calling it the worst crisis since world war two as rescue workers search for survivors from the earthquake and tsunami that hit japan. officials what red cross to the magnitude of the damage is not known, 2000 people >> reporter: justice said japan and other very dark, cold night. there follows what was an extremely difficult day for survivors, rescuers and the country as a whole. but days after the largest earthquake on record life is anything but normal. some headed back to work but were left stranded due to pirated, and downed trees. news from the disaster continues to be grim. reports of 2000 bodies discovered off the coast. >> 65 years after the end of war were to this is the tempest, most difficult crisis for japan. >> reporter: the destruction is a one- dimensional. insensate 80 mi. from the epicenter loads of homes of latin, reduce stress. lives, strewn about. on the ground, from the air surest and rescue teams look for survivors they find few miracles. washed away by the tsunami this woman house of to retreat, a floor mat for hours until hall ar
FOX
Mar 17, 2011 7:00am PDT
17th. >>> in japan, crews are finishing laying a new cable. it will supply more reliable electricity needed to keep the reactors cool at an earthquake- damaged nuclear plant. restoring electricity to the plant is the best way to avoid a meltdown. nuclears have been overheating since the tsunami knocked out the cooling systems and also destroy thed the -- destroyed the generator. crews were flying missions about 40 minutes each to limit their radiation exposure from the helicopters. >>> meanwhile, the united states has authorized the first evacuations of americans. the state department says chartered planes will be brought in to help private american citizens wishing to leave japan. >>> u.s. citizens are also being urged to defer all nonessential travel to any part of that country because unpredictable wind conditions could spread radioactive contamination. and the u.s. is still telling americans living -- living within 50 miles of the damaged plant to leave the area or at least remain indoors while the japanese government is limiting its warning to people living within 12 miles of th
ABC
Mar 14, 2011 5:00am PDT
and running. >> thousands of people are evacuated from neighborhoods around a nuclear power plant in japan after an explosion there. engineers are trying to stop nuclear meltdowns from the earthquake in tsunami. >> prompting santa clara county to launch a new notification system for cellphones. >> here's a live look at a foggy bay bridge this morning. we have lingering moisture that's going to create more fog during the morning and -- golden gate bridge, i'm sorry -- live doppler 7 hd to see where the rain is right now and where it's going. >> mike, also a fog advisory, that issued by the chp with bart back on time. >> frances, thank you very much. thank you for joining us on this monday morning. i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. all waking up a little foggy this morning. you might be, too. it is 5:10, not 4:01. >> that's kristen sze. let's get to the news this morning. good news there for east bay bart riders. the concord station reopened an hour ago after crews worked through the night to clean up damage from a derailment yesterday. two thompson is live at concord bart. sue? >> good m
FOX
Mar 17, 2011 6:00am PDT
>>> in japan helicopters are still dumping sea water on an earthquake damaged nuclear plant. the other efforts underway to prevent a meltdown. >>> a big chunk of highway 1 has collapsed and tumbled towards the pacific ocean. what crews are saying about how long it will be closed. >> reporter: the waves at mavericks have taken another life this morning. new details about the frantic efforts to pull the surfer from the water. >>> good morning to you. welcome to thursday. it's march 17th. it's st. patrick's day. i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. let's check in with steve paulson. how does the weather look today? >>> good morning, pamela, dave, clear skies. patch or two of fog, some clouds to the north but over us right now clear and cold. 30s showing up. something we haven't seen for a while. sunshine for a while and then partly cloudy skies. if you're northward there are a few showers starting to move through. we'll talk about that plus a big change in our weather for friday. now sal with an update on traffic. >>> steve, right now on west
ABC
Mar 14, 2011 6:00am PDT
francisco. frances just getting the latest. she'll have clarification on that. in japan this morning, an official at a troubled nuclear reactor has been fully exposed raising new risks of a meltdown. 11 workers were injured there. the other two reactors at the plant are already facing a meltdown and authorities are racing to cool them with seawater. hours after the blast the u.s. 7th fleet said it was moving its ship and aircraft away from the area after discovering low-level radioactive contamination. there are 2800 people confirmed dead after another 1,000 bodies washed up along the coastline. the final death toll could top 10,000. rescue crews are continuing to look for survivors. here's greg black with the latest. >> plumes of thick white smoke over the nuclear power plant monday. the blast is the second at that facility since saturday. radiation levels outside the plants remain elevated. the japanese government says the radiation released in the blast does not pose immediate safety or health risks. >> people there aren't so sure. >> just want to know what's going on. i'm scared.
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2011 5:00am EDT
. "first look" is up next. >>> desperate measures. the world watches and waits as japan tries to contain its nuclear crisis. survival instinct, incredible new video of heroic rescues during the craftic tsunami. and royal jewel, the see-through dress that caught a prince's eye sells for a whopping sum. good morning. i'm lynn berry. those stories and more on "first look" on msnbc. today, we begin with a race against the clock. japan is desperately trying to reconnect power to critical cooling systems at the fukushima power plant. this as smoke has once again been seen rising from the crippled nuclear facility. today high-capacity fire engines are blasting tons of water into the hot zone, an unexplained switch from yesterday's air attacks. >> reporter: tons of water, the difference between salvation and catastrophe at japan's stricken nuclear plant. >> the situation remains very serious. but there's been no significant worsening since yesterday. >> reporter: the cloud billowing from the fukushima daichi plant on wednesday was all but gone thursday, but the possibility of a meltdown is still
FOX
Mar 18, 2011 7:00am PDT
>>> we've learned a diplomat is confirming radio active fallout from japan has reached southern california. but we have the reason why bay area residents should not be concerned. >>> there's still disturbing overnight news from japan. the big change in the nuclear threat level. >>> also, why this is a nerve- racking morning for thousands of bay area parents. "mornings on 2" begins right now. >>> well, good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's friday, march 18th. >>> rain falling in parts of the bay area, windy out there and the big storm is on the way, right, steve? >> that's correct. we've had pockets of moderate rain and then we'll get areas where it's cloudy and the rain lets out. it's already moving in towards mendocino county and for the bay, it's beginning to show itself across the coast. there's area where the rain has picked up, especially towards napa and down towards rodeo and cordelia. south bay had a little bit of rain. looks like it's let up. on the peninsula, there's one band that went through. there's still plenty to come. this front will give us mo
FOX
Mar 18, 2011 5:00am PDT
traffic is going to be okay still. 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> today japan increased the alert of its nuclear crisis from a level four to a level five on a scale of seven. that level five puts the japanese nuclear incident at the same level of the 1979 five mile disaster. fire trucks are spraying water on over heated nuclear reactors. they are still trying to prevent a meltdown and they are trying to install a new power line to that plant hoping to get the cooling systems working again. >>> the radio active plume from japan is expected to pass over southern california sometime today. but health experts say there is no cause for concern. ktvu channel 2 reporter jade hernandez is over at uc berkeley again this morning. one of the places they will be monitoring the radiation levels today. >> reporter: good morning they all say the same thing. harmful levels of radiation aren't expected to descend on the bay area. this is a computer generated model that somehows the -- that shows the area of the plume making its way over from japan. the epa does not expect harmful levels of radiati
CBS
Mar 17, 2011 5:00am PDT
japanese ring of safety, which is only about 19 miles. charlie d'agata joins us from japan with the latest on efforts to prevent a nuclear disaster. >> reporter: we are on the way to the quake zone. the japanese military has taken over the highways for humanitarian assistance. we have had to cut through the mountains, where as you can see, it's snowing. we are trying to get as close as we can while obviously avoiding the stricken nuclear plant. military helicopters launched an all-out water assault on japan's crippled nuclear power plant in a desperate attempt to buy more time. crews are racing to finish a new power line that could restore crucial water pumps. the best option many experts say to cool dangerously hot reactors and prevent a nuclear meltdown. >> we believe that radiation levels are extremely high, which could possibly impact the ability to take corrective measures. >> reporter: the biggest worry is reactor 4. wednesday, u.s. officials warn the unit no longer has water in its spent fuel pools, meaning the fuel rods are completely exposed, with nothing to preven
CBS
Mar 16, 2011 12:00pm PDT
mallicoat. >> and i'm sydnie kohara. >>> there could be a breakthrough in japan. just moments ago, the operator of the country's crippled nuclear plant said they have almost completed a new power line that could restore electricity to the complex. >> and that could solve the crisis that has threatened a meltdown there. the 50 workers trying to keep that plant cool have been sent back in. they were forced to flee last night when radiation levels rose to dangerous levels. >> all six reactors are now experiencing problems. and 200,000 people living nearby have been forced to evacuate. randall pinkston reports. >> reporter: helicopters carrying water buckles hovered over the fukushima dai-ichi power plant. the cabinet secretary says the problems are not simple enough to be fixed by water duchess. another fire and high radiation levels temporarily forced crews to leave the complex wednesday morning. but they were ordered to return several hours later. about 50 workers have been trying to cool fuel rods to prevent a nuclear meltdown. earlier in the day white smoke was seen rising from
KRON
Mar 15, 2011 7:00am PDT
>> darya: 70 a.m. the new crises at the power play and japan continues. >> mark: the police are looking for the shooter's after five people are shot overnight. >> darya: the kron 4 morning news at 7:00 a.m. start to melt. >> life from the bay area new station this is the kron 4 morning news. >> mark: good morning tuesday march 15, 2011. >> louisa: right now scattered showers we saw on and push through now pushing off to the east. where'swe are seeing scatd showers but for the most part we are seeing a light rain, pitcher scattered showers to the north bay as well. current temperatures right now in to the '50s. as we move through the day today, by the time the store moves through we could get one- quarter of an inch-three- quarters of the bench. that's where we will pick up the most break today. by wednesday, thursday weaker systems will move through. friday breezes store meant, notice how widespread we all are also going to see heavier downpours. by the afternoon staying cooler into the upper 50s as '60s. south bay could work its way up and to the mid-60s today. here's your
FOX
Mar 13, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >>> death and devastation in japan after that monster earthquake and tsunami. as many as 10,000 people are now feared dead. >>> the clean-up at the tsunami- damaged santa cruz harbor is expected to last for days and we'll show you what salvage crews are facing tonight. >>> off-track, big problem for b.a.r.t. riders and the situation fixed in time for the morning commute. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is kutv channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> b.a.r.t. is using buss for shuttle passengers between the pleasant hill and pittsburg-bay point station. kutv's john sasaki has been talking to bart officials will the problem and the solution. john. >> reporter: heather, we're standing outside the concord b.a.r.t. station and look up there and you can see what is still a twisted mess. almost nine hours after this train derailed. although we just learned that crane is too small for this job, so i so a bigger one must be brought in. three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. a san francisco-bound b.a.r.t. train derailed at 9:20 this morning giving
ABC
Mar 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
expressing condolences. the death toll now is nearly 37,000 but thousands are missing >> japan's nuclear crisis intensified with a second reactor had problems. they a large cloud that appeared to be rising over reactor 3. all that was going on there was dangerous rise of radiation levels of the facility. so dangerous the skeleton crew that had been working there to keep them under control had to abandon their positions and go seek shelter. we are told those levels have dropped, as a result those workers are back at their post. also for the first time, we have seen helicopters drop water from the sky in an attempt to put out fire. one of the reasons there is so much confusion because it is simply so dangerous they cannot send anyone to get a good clear look what is happening to the reactors. meanwhile, in tokyo there are no reports of raised levels of radiation but there are raised levels of fear. finally this afternoon, unusual sight for the japanese people. their emperor, speaking to them saying, hope and the hearts are with the japanese people. the only time the emperor has ever addres
FOX
Mar 16, 2011 6:00am EDT
>>> the danger of a nuclear disafter ther in japan continues to grow. >> the situation at a plant damaged in the earthquake and tsunami so severe that workers fighting to prevent a meltdown were withdrawn from the plant. the latest on the radiation risk this morning. >>> here at home. >>> the search for suspects in a murder at a bethesda business continues. what the community is doing it keep everyone safe. fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> good morning. it is 6:00 on this wednesday, march 16th. thank you for waking up with us this morning as we take a live look over washington, d.c. a little wet on the roadways out there as you head out today. thanks for waking up with us. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm steve chenevey. glad to be along with you this morning. tony perkins with us as we try to dry things out today. >> we had some overnight rain, a couple more showers out there to the east. we'll see improvement through the course of the day although i think a lot of clouds will hang around. we'll show you how things are shaping up early this morning. you will see that the prec
ABC
Mar 16, 2011 4:30am PDT
>>> in the news this wednesday morning, japan's nuclear crisis intensifies and the second reactor may have ruptured and is releasing radioactive steam. they put off a plan to dump water from helicopters over the fuel rods. >> i'm heather ishimaru live in san bruno. pg&e has turned over the record books but not all the records are there. >> good morning to you. looking at a dry embarcadero right now, the rain is knocking the door and should be here soon. i'll show you live doppler 7 hd. >> i'm sue in for frances, we have an accident at dordilia junction. >> and a new poll has support for making higher taxes. >> we have a wet wednesday. thank you so much for joining us i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm eric thomas. >> let's check in with mike to see how long the rain will be with us. >> it will be with us through the lunch hour. expect wet weather through the morning commute to about 12:00 or 1:00. if you are leaving right now the bulk of the rain is falling into the north bay. you can see around bodega bay and all up and down 101 and 29. we have healthy returns right around the bay itsel
CBS
Mar 17, 2011 7:00am PDT
evacuating americans from japan as danger levels remain high at the crippled nuclear plan this, despite new attempts by military helicopters to cool off the plant's overheated reactors and fuel rods. the top u.s. nuclear regulator says conditions at the plant are much worse than japanese officials say and recommends that americans say 50 miles away. this morning questions about nearly two dozen nuclear reactors with the very same design "early" this thursday morning, march 17th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome to "the early show" here on a thursday morning. scenes from earlier. military choppers, japanese military helicopters dropping sea water on this nuclear plant a part of the last-ditch effort to bring sea water in ho help cool down the fuel pools and also the nuclear rods there at this facility. >> that is the effort from the sky. also hearing about water cannons on the ground as they try to bring things in there. we are learning this morning that the pentagon is sending in teams to assess the situation and see in a larger military presence may be needed. also
ABC
Mar 18, 2011 6:00am PDT
, japan's prime minister called for his nation to, quote, unite in rebuilding the nation from scratch. it came three hours after the nuclear agency raised the level from a four to five on a 7 would be a chernobyl like meltdown. it puts it on par of pennsylvania's three-mile island. they also show that 16s in people are dead or missing since the quake. >> japanese government officials and energy experts are cautiously optimistic about the fukushima daiichi plant. plant officials connected the cooling equipment to a diesel generator allowing them to pump sea water. they expect to another power source on friday to cool another two. >> the work is going to put water into the plant at the same time, efforts are going to evaluate the results of yesterday's work and operations. >> reporter: the team continued operations at the most troubled reactor. for a second day. they doused the number three reactor from water cannons from the ground and dropped water from the air. on thursday, president obama commended the work of emergency responders in harm's way. >> even as japanese responders contin
FOX
Mar 22, 2011 12:00pm PDT
. >>> in japan the operator of the crippled nuclear complex says that power lines are now connected to all six reactors. the utility company hopes to power a cooling system to the plant's overheated reactors. workers are still checking water pumps for damage and hope to power them up as someone as tomorrow, but they warn the process could take days. emergency crews also dump had a teen tons of seawater into an almost boiling storage pond and cooled it to a safe 105 degrees. >>> many are mourning the death of their loved ones. relatives held a mass burial for hundreds of victims who died in the earthquake and tsunami. the official death count has topped 9,000, but authorities say almost 14,000 people are still missing. >>> japanese officials say after shock are becoming less frequent, but are urging people to be on the alert. there have been more than 60 strong after shock since the initial quake on march 11, including three with a magnitude of 6.4 or higher just today. they were all centered off the coast there. >>> u.s. military families evacuated from japan, arriving at travis air force base
NBC
Mar 23, 2011 6:00am EDT
to improve u.s. relations with south america. >>> the nuclear crisis in japan is raising more fears this morning. owners of the crippled plant said gray smoke is coming from the third unit. it has been leaking since the massive earthquake it is now said that japan's tap water is not safe for infants. the u.s. is just announced it is banning food imports from the infected regions of japan. >>> there are report that it is u.s. is considering evacuating military service members on stationed in japan. sailors have been given potasz ium pills. >>> a new poll shows that d.c. voters give he and kwame brown low marks. kimberly? >> this is a poll, toppant lifts break it down this way. mayor gray is off to a rocky start. proposal at 31%. a poll before the primary, gray posted a fafrability rating of 60%. 54% say he is not living up to a high standard of ethics, and 46% say he is not providing strong leadership. he gets strong marks for improving education and keeping in touch with citizens. as for council chairman kwame brown, his disapproval ratings, 43%. ratings for both men are lower than
KRON
Mar 18, 2011 7:00am PDT
latest on the radiation released coming from japan. >>darya: we are also attracting a storm. neely is in san francisco. it looks a little bit different. people are waking up and driving around. how is it? >> reporter: and we are catching a break with the rain. it came back down a little hard. it is planned to be like that. come down hard and then stopped. in puddles quickly and did anybody it sees backed up drains or broken branches toured the date they can call up the department of public works and they will come out here. 311 and reported. to this point to be running so be prepared for it. >>darya: ok, good. that is what jim's this thing. >>james: we have a good storm moving through concord. it is over the interstate 80. but this isn't meant and secured dealing with. no. they is good. look further north. yeah, it'll be here in the next hour or so. in the north bay, not seeing too much. nafta is clearing out and things are coming of just a bit before the next wave comes through. you get reliefer disappeared right now through martinez. seeing some problems. this is the stretch of h
FOX
Mar 25, 2011 6:00pm EDT
and asked for forgiveness during the sentencing. >>> is a nuclear core breach underway at japan's nuclear plant? several workers suffered skin burns today when they came in contact with water that had radioactive levels 10,000 times higher than they should be. the increased levels are blamed on suspected breach in the plant's unit three reactor. tom fitzgerald was at the japanese embassy and has details from the satellite center. tom. [ no audio ] obviously, having trouble with tom fitzgerald's microphone there. >>> more from him as soon as we can get that fixed. >>> on the news edge at 6, the cherry blossom festival takes on new meaning after the tragic events in japan. plus. >>> ready to assist the 600 -- hundreds deployed over the -- now. >> another reporter overcome by slurred speech on air. and a new study shows which illegal drug is connected to an alarming increase in emergency room visits. we're back in a moment. my "me time" is when i thought i parked on level 2. or maybe 8? my "me time" is when there's a 10% chance of rain! [ cellphone rin
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2011 5:30am EDT
on libya coming up at the top of the hour on "morning joe." >>> exactly one week after japan's quake and tsunami, a frantic effort is underway to stem the crisis at the fukushima nuclear plant. the complex's third unit is the main priority since water there is thought to be dangerously low. in a possible setback today, smoke rose from one of the buildings as crews worked to reconnect power to critical systems. the international atomic energy agency is reporting the severity rating of the nuclear crisis has been raised from 4 to 5, on a scale of 1 to 7, with 7 being the worst that would suggest a level of seriousness on par with the three mile accident in the united states in 1979. up to 64 tons of water was dropped in the overreheated reactors yesterday. and the agency says a cable has been restored to the cooling pumps at the second reactor in the plant. throughout the week the japanese government has been criticized about poor communication and the situation. for now the government says it has no plans to expand its mandatory 12-mile exclusion zone around the plant. for more on the
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 4:30am EDT
are hearing from the family of a virginia teacher killed in the disaster in japan. anderson won was originally from the richmond area. she is the coast north american victim of the march 11 quake and tsunami -- she is the first no known american victim. she was teaching at a city 240 miles north of tokyo. she survived and helped to evacuate her students, but then disappeared when the tsunami struck. >>> about it an hour ago, the owner of japan's crippled nuclear power plant reported more smoke at one of the damaged units. there was a quake this morning and they had connected a power line to all six of the units yesterday. a lot of work still needs to be done before that is turned can. >>> president obama promises closer cooperation with central american nations. he announced a $200 million partnership with all salvador to conmbat a drop-ofug war. >>> the fda's ban imports of some goods from japan because of. british and of >> with that and the latest on japanese car makers, linda bell is joining us at bloomberg headquarters in new york. good morning. >> good morning. radiation concerns trigger
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 6:00am EDT
festival there will be a lot of emotions in the wake of what is going on in japan after the quake and tsunami. people will have the people of demand on their hearts and minds. 3000 trees were brought here 99 years ago. people will be thinking about what is going on in that country. there will be a lot of support. they will be raising money for the deadpan relief fund. all of that will go to the red cross in japan. -- raising money 40for the japan relief fund. >> there's always beauty and always tragedy going on all over the world at any time. we should be grateful when we have the duty and stick together in tragedy. >> the festival gets underway tomorrow. the 16-day festival will last until april 10. already we are starting to see pink along the tidal basin. brianne carter, abc 7 news. >>> 6:06, 33 degrees outside. >> still ahead a bill to battle child with obesity affected by virginia's governor. >> how young is too young for social networks, what parents need to know. >> the cherry blossom weekend forecast first. it has some sno >>> in a little while the tidal basin will be tran
CNN
Mar 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
>>> a lot of news happening overnight in libya, japan, and right here at home. i'm kiran chetry. we want to get you up to date. in japan, new concerns a at one of the nuclear reactors and word that radiation is spilling into the ocean. >> and it's moving in the air here in the united states, another state detecting radiation from fukushima. this one is on the east coast. we'll tell you how high the radiation levels are and how it could have possibly been spread here. >>> in libya, the no-fly zone in place. rebels make steady progress toward tripoli. here at home, president obama plans to make his case why libya matters to us. "american morning" begins right now. >>> so we do have that lot going on, but the head scratcher is the final four. you've got two unlikely schools, vcu and butler. >> we've had some upsets. although somebody pointed out the other day, you can't keep calling butler an upset when it keeps doing it. >> that's right. >>> let's stick with the top stories on japan. a lot of people wondering what's going on with the radiation disaster in japan. and another tsunami sc
KOFY
Mar 18, 2011 9:00pm PDT
.com or e-mail them to us at you report at kg o tv.co-as many as we canon the air. >> moving to japan now where the death toll tonight is nearly 7200 with more than 10,000 still missing. about chuck silverstein with the latest. fichlt remembering all they have lost. while fighting to keep what they have left. the jap necessary people came together in a moment of silence friday. at the hour the earthquake staggered their nation one week ago. and prayed for their dead. for the living struggle is just beginning. fire truck hose town cripple nuclear reactor for a second day at the fukushima complex. heroic worker continue to risk their lives in the process like these fair men who volunteered for the job. some plant workers recall the awful moment last friday. it was shaking violently for a long time. i was very scared while it was shaking. the building shook side ways and lights went out. u.s. continues to help trying to restore power to the plants with 5 huge water pump from the u.s. standing by for action. meanwhile the heart break continues. this man is still looking for h
KRON
Mar 17, 2011 5:30pm PDT
from japan. >> the japanese people are not alone in this terrible time. her find a hand extended from the and it states as they get back on their feet. >>reporter: outside the nuclear evectioevacuate evacuatn area, a small sign of progress with supplies. some of the setbacks for these victims. >> i've not even a time to think. >>reporter: chartering planes of u.s. diplomats through japan from japan, to the u.s.. >>pam: air travel is looking for nuclear exand contamination levels in reports of rhodesian lovradiati. --none of these reported incidences or harmful levels. even though some haof the cargo have radiation levels. >>reporter: everybody is hitting screens, with the potential law will is dangerous? this is done 365 days a year everybody is- getting screened. the department of hulman is a home with a security is the department of all landis' attorney alerted yesterday homeland security. this device is the radiation detector. it is smaller than his cellphone. if the harmful lovell is detected? that person is wow if that person is found that their level is harmful ? they are isolat
KRON
Mar 20, 2011 8:00am PDT
days. we will have some bad news from japan. a team and his grandmother was rescued from the rubble. we have more on this coming up. also libya. >> marty: the news in japan is a sliver of good news. this is also the first day of spring. heavy rains, fled flashed warnings. a live report and whether coming up. add them up. but is a picture of side, it is very pretty. it is hovering, have blue (laughter) >> marty: is it half full or half blue? (laughter) >>louisa: is half full levitt said. a few scattered showers are made in the north bay. also to the state. you can see it area of heavy rain, the heavy stuff that we saw last night has come and gone. has pushed into this appeared there are three leftish scattered showers as the into the afternoon at the chance of scattered thundershowers. heavy rain near vallejo in fairfield. but ever danville. but a stick of wider view of what is going on preconceived the rain is tracking data to the south. heavy rain, the more steady rain. we're seeing steady rain filter up towards this year. it is turning into snow at the still life. there is the dumping
FOX
Mar 22, 2011 5:00am PDT
. it was found inside of bay's bedroom the day after bailey was killed. >>> overnight japan experiences its strongest after shock in more than a week. a magnitude 6.6 quake hit the east coast just after 3:00 p.m. local time. it was located 182-miles off the coast of sendai. two hours later a 6.4 hit further south and 30 minutes after that another 6.6 quake struck north of sendai. the pacific tsunami center says the quakes have the potential to create small tsunamis in japan but pose no danger for the west coast of the united states. intellect in about 40 minute -- >>> in about 40 minutes the first 500 military families evacuate from japan will arrive in the bay area. the first flight is expected to land around 5:45 this morning. stay with us here on the morning news. coming up in the next hour we will go live for that arrival. >>> and just within the last 15 minutes the operator of japan's damaged nuclear plants say power lines are now hooked up to all six reactors but utility says it could take days or weeks before the cooling systems can be powered up since damaged equipment needs to be r
NBC
Mar 23, 2011 4:30am PDT
of radiation in japan overnight. a live look outside this morning. it's wednesday, march 23rd. this is "today in the east bay." >>> good morning everyone. i'm scott mcgrew. it's 4:30. let's start with a rainy forecast and meteorologist christina loren, look at all that. >> i'm not even going to step on screen. i want to point out just how bad it is out there. if you've not been outside for the past few hours i can tell you right now we've got a lot of trouble out there this morning. a lot of ponding, flooding, and take a look at all of that yellow. right now over the north bay pushing toward the east bay. that's going to arrive in your area in the next half hour or hour. we'll tell you what that means for the morning drive and tell you when it's expected to clear up. first another storm as we head through tomorrow, clearing though in the forecast. we'll talk about that all morning long. >> thank you much. all eyes on a major rock slide near scotts valley as falling rain raises fear of another slide. incredible video shot yesterday shows how quickly the rocks and trees came down on nelson road
FOX
Mar 19, 2011 7:00am PDT
>>> wild weather this weekend in the bay area! more is on the way. and a crisis in japan gets even more critical as radiation seeps into food and the water supplies. and crews respond to a huge early morning fire in the east bay. >>> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday, march 19th. a wild weekend of weather is ahead of us after really what has already been a pretty wild 24 hours. we have a crew at one of our hardest hit areas, but let's check in first with rosemary to see what is happening right now. >> good morning to you! a lull in what we're looking at for the weekend. we had wild weather yesterday, the thunderstorms we know we had a small tornado in one of our local areas. but we do continue with this weather. getting a little break but a high wind watch expected to move into places overnight. yesterday we saw the gusts reaching 40 miles per hour. they could reach 60 in the overnight hours and tomorrow. we're also tracking radar, little light rain falling in some areas and we'll show you the very latest on that and when we expect the heaviest rain with this ne
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